The Energy Cost of Diarrheal Diseases and Other Common Illnesses in Children

  • Reynaldo Martorell
  • Charles Yarbrough


Diarrheal diseases and other common illnesses in children affect nutritional status by reducing appetite and by interfering with nutrient absorption and utilization.


Dietary Intake Preschool Child Diarrheal Disease Physical Growth Illness Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Reynaldo Martorell
    • 1
  • Charles Yarbrough
    • 2
  1. 1.Food Research InstituteStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Computers for Marketing CorporationSan FranciscoUSA

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